Past Event

IIPAN Nutrition Training

January 13, 2020 - January 17, 2020
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Columbia Global Centers | Nairobi, Westcom Point, 8th Fl, Block A,Mahiga Mairu Ave, Off Waiyaki Way

The International Initiative for Pediatrics and Nutrition will hold a Nutrition Training with Dr. Elena J. Ladas of Columbia University and Judy Schoeman of University of Pretoria.  Additional Training will be provided by clinicians and researchers affiliated with International Society of Pediatric Oncology (SIOP).

Training topics will include:
- SIOP PODC Guidelines for Nutritional Care of Children with Cancer

- Introduction to Cancer (types of cancer, common side effects, and side effects of specific drugs)

- Nutrition Screening

- Nutrition Assessment - Anthropometrics & Biochemical/Clinical Evaluation

- Dietary Benchmarks & Performing a 24-hr recall

- Dietary Evaluation

- Nutritional Intervention

- Homemade Feeds, F75/F100, RUTF

- Criteria for Nutrition Intervention/ Monitoring

- Management of SAM

- Food Safety

- Collaboration with Other Disciplines

* The training will also include case study discussions and local hospital visits.